William Grant Egbert Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Syracuse University and under private tutors. Student Joachin Royal Hochschule für Musik, Berlin. 1890-1892; studied with Professor O. Sevcik, Prague, 1903-1906. and other European masters.
Honorary Master of Arts in Music, Syracuse University, 1904.
Debut at 8 as violinist. Toured United States, and played in the capitals of Europe. Concertmeister and assistant conductor Sevcik Orchestra, Prague, 3 years.
Founder, 1892, and musical director Ithaca Conservatory of Music and affiliated schools, 18 years, resigned. Brought Cèsar Thomson and Sevcik to the United States as teachers. Diamond medal (Anglo-American), Prague, for distinguished services, 1906.
Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.
Married Mabelle Chamberlaine Greene, June 27, 1914 (died 1918). Children: Gladys Adelle, William Grant.